Sea to Sky Non-Profit Organizations
Receive $320,000 in Grants

We are thrilled to announce that we have donated just over $320,000 to Sea to Sky non-profit organizations, as part of our 
2024 spring funding period.

Your support of the WBF throughout the year goes a long way to help countless community groups throughout the Corridor. 


$60,000 was granted to Whistler Community Services (WCSS) to support mental health and food security programming through their community Outreach Program and the Whistler Food Bank.


Over $30,000 was granted to the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre (SLCC) to assist with their Employee Wellness Programming needs, including space upgrades, continuing onsite counselling services, extending the Elders Program reach, language connection, and the Healthy Start Breakfast Program.


Ecole Squamish Elementary PAC was granted $30,000 to augment their inclusive play space project that will create a safe and accessible playground for all children.


Just over $20,000 was granted to PearlSpace Support Services Society for their PEACE program, which includes child, youth, and family programming. Funds will focus on support groups geared towards single mothers in the Corridor.


Over $18,000 was granted to Pemberton Off Road Cycling Association (PORCA) to support much needed improvements and safety upgrades to their community Bike Skills Park.

Also included among the successful recipients:

$10,000 - $20,000

· Dave Murray National Training Centre Society · Garibaldi Highlands Elementary · Pemberton Museum · Squamish Food Bank · Squamish Helping Hands Society · Squamish Off Road Cycling Association · Whistler Secondary · Zero Ceiling  

$5,000 - $10,000 

· Myrtle Philip Community School · Pemberton Valley Trails Association · Squamish Cricket Club · Whistler Nordics Ski Club · Whistler Independent Supported Housing Society (W.I.S.H.) · Whistler Writing Society 

Up to $5,000

· Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council · Whistler Wolves Rugby League · Whistler Field Hockey · Whistler Museum and Archives Society

A Message From Our Executive Director

"We have so many people to thank for the continued success of our fundraising efforts. The number of individuals and companies that support our cause year after year, warms my heart. The Foundation is committed to helping organizations that benefit residents of the Sea to Sky Corridor. It is truly rewarding to disburse charitable grants to these amazing local non-profits.”  

- Mei Madden, Executive Director of the WBF.

In addition to the above $320K, the WBF also matched all Whistler Blackcomb employee donations to the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation Environmental Fund which supports environmental projects in the Sea to Sky Corridor.

~$63K was granted this year to support the following projects:
Stewardship Pemberton & Pemberton Secondary – School Garden Revitalization
Whistler Community Services – Tool Library Refurbishment
AWARE – Website Redesign
Pemberton Valley Trail Association – Trail Maintenance Tool Upgrade
Squamish CAN – Downtown School Farm supplies
Signal Hill Elementary – Shade Tree Project

The Whistler Blackcomb Foundation accepts funding applications twice per year. The funding deadlines are April 1 and October 1 annually.
Learn more HERE